Rosalind Brackenbury was born in London, England, was educated at Girton College, Cambridge, and moved to the US in 1992.
She studied History, and has found the discipline useful for writing fiction. She has taught in schools, colleges and in adult education and was Creative Writing Fellow at the College of William and Mary, Williamsburg, in 2006 and again in 2012.
She has written all her life and has published widely, both in the UK and the US. Her latest novel was translated into Italian and Dutch and her poetry has been translated into French and published in France. She has been featured on The Writer’s Almanac, the Key West Literary Seminar and the Academy of American Poet’s Poem-A-Day series.
She has two adult children and lives with her second husband, Allen Meece, in Key West, Florida, where she is the current Poet Laureate, and summers in Paris, France.